Law Library

Welcome to Library Of Lingaraj Law College.

Library of a College is an essential part of it, contributing to the scholarly pursuits and dissemination of knowledge. Lingaraj Law College Library came into existence from the inception of the college over the last four decades. It has considerably grown in size both in the terms of membership as well as its services. At present the Library is possessing 19148 books and journals. The library also subscribes to 9 journal 10 newspapers and 10 magazines. Its membership extends mainly to students, scholars, teachers and employees of the College which at present stands at about 600 number.

A few relevant abstracts of the library rules :

  • The library shall be kept open on all working days from 11.00 A.M. to 4.00 P.M.
  • Issue and reference section shall be kept open from 11.00 A.M. to 3.30 P.M.
  • Admission to the Library: Only members are permitted to enter in the library premises.
  • Rules to be observed within the premises of the library.
  • The person desirous to take books or to consult books, journals in the library should strictly follow the following rules:
  • Every student is required to enrol himself /herself in the library after producing an identity card only signed by the Principal showing class and roll number. Identity Card not renewed is not valid for the purpose.
  • Readers desirous of using the Library or taking books should submit their Identity Cards duly signed by the Principal as well as enter their names and address illegible in the register kept for the purpose and the signature so recorded will be treated as their acknowledgment to abide by the rules of the library.
  • All personal belongings except purses and note books shall not be allowed to be carried by the readers into the library. Those articles shall be deposited at the door of the Library.
  • Readers should not write or make any mark upon, or damage, or mutilate any page of book, journal, and manuscript or misuse the properties of the library.
  • No tracing or mechanical reproduction is allowed without the permission of the Asst. Librarian.
  • Readers shall maintain silence within the Library premises.
  • Readers before leaving the reference section should return the books, journals and manuscripts and other materials issued to the counter assistant.
  • Readers are responsible for any damage or injury done to the books, journals or other properties of the Library and should compensate the loss caused by them as determined by the In-charge of Library. If a book forming a set is damaged the whole set shall have to be replaced.
  • The students should maintain strict discipline at the time of issue and return of the books. They must come in a queue for any Library transaction. They must produce their identity card at the issue counter of the library before taking the books. The defaulters shall be refused permission to use the library.
  • Dogs, cats and other pet animals are not allowed inside the library.
  • No reader is allowed to sleep inside the Library.
  • Spitting, smoking, eating, talking and reading loudly are strictly prohibited.
  • The maximum number of books that can be borrowed by a student is five (5).
  • Penalty for loss of books:
  • Before taking a book out of the Library a member must satisfy himself as to whether the book lent to him is in good condition or not. So he must immediately bring the matter to the notice of the Asst. Librarian, otherwise he is liable to be held responsible for the damaged state of the book.
  • If a book of a set is damaged or lost, the whole set may have to be replaced and the value as assessed by the Asst. librarian and approved by the Principal be immediately paid to the library or the books or set in question be actually replaced by the borrower.
  • In case a book lost, three times of the cost of book should be deposited.
  • Reference books will not be lent out to any member and these shall be used for reference inside the library.
  • Return of Books:
  • Books borrowed by the students must be returned within a period of thirty days time from the date of issue.
  • Students must return all books issued to them and obtain no dues certificate from the library on or before filling up examination application forms to appear the university examination.
  • Students are also required to obtain no dues certificate from the library at the time of admission into 3rd and 5th semester courses.
  • If a book is not returned in due date a fine of 0.05 (five paisa) per book per day shall be levied subject to a maximum of the cost of the book.
  • Ordinarily no one shall be exempted from the payment of overdue charges.
  • The Principal can allow any exemption or fine and also extend due date period of borrowers on sufficient ground with the recommendation of the Asst. Librarian.
  • Books borrowed, may be renewed for a further period of any other term provided that no other reader has applied for the same book in the meantime. Any book may be renewed for a further period only upon presentation of the book at the library.
  • Forfeiture of the Privileges: Any infringement of the rules will be disqualification for the use of Library.
  • Reading Room:
  • Newspapers and Magazines shall be purchased as per the recommendations of the Library Committee and approved by the Principal. In exceptional cases, the Principal may place orders and ratify by Library committee later.
  • Sleeping, eating, smoking and using of cell phone etc. in the Reading Room are strictly prohibited.
  • Periodicals, Dailies etc. placed on the table should not be shifted from place to place. No pages should be torned or anything be written on them.
  • The reading Room will be kept open during the working hours of the college.
  • Only students of the College can use Reading Room.
  • Misuse of the Reading Room will be a serious breach of College discipline.
  • The reading room is meant for reading or consulting books or reading periodicals, journals etc.

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